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MTM114 Pro-Techniques: Ian Shepherd on Metering & Mastering

Ian Shepherd talks about a new home mastering course he launched that helps people get better result in their mixes. He answers the queries of the students...

Loudness Wars versus Michael Jackson – Loud Loses !

How good is high volume? People now-a-days are more inclined towards louder music, very few prefer pleasant notes over the louder ones. The Loudness Wars are making...

Loudness Meters in use – a roundup of some of the best

The loudness meters are now-a-days available as plug-ins for any computer video software. The TT Loudness Mater is no longer the only (or best) way to measure...

LUFS – the new Loudness Units. What do they mean ? How to read...

Want to know more about the new LUFS?? This discussion describes how to read one of the new LUFS loudness meters, and what it means for any...

Dither or distort ? Listen and decide for yourself

How to decide between Dither or Distort? The effect of using dither on digital video is that it creates a lot of hiss in the video. This...

Ian Shepherd on Mastering Artemis – ‘Sephyra’

Mastering Engineer Ian Shepherd has a few words to say about working on 'Sephyra' - the new album from Artemis. Artemis - Sephyra Kickstarter: http://www.kic...

What makes an engineer influential?

Want to know the secrets of an influential engineer? A mixing engineer sets a vision for an outcome prior to making mixes. They put their energy and...

Mastering: How to make a song louder in mastering – and the price you...

Learn mastering with multiband compression. A song can be made louder using compressor, EQ and limiting. The main idea is to raise the volume without making the...

Ian Shepherd Mastering Engineer discusses Dynamic Range

A outline talk about the issues surrounding dynamic range and new legislation affecting broadcast and eventaully all music media. With good audio examples.

How to make a song louder with Mastering

Learn more about Mastering.  The songs are made louder by using compressor, EQ and limiting on the track without making the track sound crushed or distorted. Often...